a clearer picture of Bagram emerges--and its not pretty

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[Politics editor of The Atlantic magazine] Marc Ambinder notes that, "personnel at the facility are supposed to follow the Army Field Manual's guidelines for interrogations ... [but] under secret authorization, the DIA [Defense Intelligence Agency] interrogators use methods detailed in an appendix to the Field Manual, Appendix M, which spells out 'restricted' interrogation techniques." Although President Obama signed an order last year to eliminate the CIA's "black sites," it did not affect military prisons like the one at Bagram. 

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